Contemporary Healdsburg Valley Home

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Located in the Healdsburg Valley of California, this striking contemporary piece of architecture sits perched just above the Dry Creek Valley beds. Used primarily as a vacation home, this Swatt + Miers built residence would make a superb standard home for any small sized family. Sectioned off into West and East wings, the home has private…

Unique Kaap Skil Dutch Maritime Museum

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Museum design of today isn’t just about the information within as it once was, but now the museum‘s undertake the responsibility and desire to provide an experience that evokes more of a feeling and not just a blown up text book version of information. Located on the small island of Texel, The Netherlands, Mecanoo Architects created…

A Unique Residence Blends In With Nature by Robert Oshatz

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Homes that exist within nature are typically standouts against the organic grain of the eco-system, or they are small and plain structures that don’t make much noise visually. Well, with Robert Oshatz‘s Wilkinson Residence, this home has both. Beautiful and undulating curves strike from the outside and make a bold statement inside. Located in the heavily…

Jalisco Casa Almare by Elias Rizo Architects

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Mexico is home to some of the best beaches in the Southwest, and it’s no surprise that plenty of dream homes line the shores of these water front areas. Jalisco is home to Casa Almare by Elias Rizo Architects, and the end result couldn’t be more gorgeous. Views of the water were taken into account with…

Dark Timber Storm Cottage by Feanor Hay

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Though it doesn’t look like much to keep safe and warm during a storm, Feanor Hay’s “Storm Cottage” is the perfect place to take shelter in during one of New Zealand’s rainy days. Though it’s simply a dark timber box on the exterior, there’s more than meets the eye on so many levels. The rectangular space…

Hiroshi Nakamura’s Kangaroo Pouch Inspired House SH

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Japanese architect Hiroshi Nakamura’s work is always a thought provoking piece to revel in, and Tokyo’s House SH is no different. This time drawing inspiration from a Kangaroo’s pouch, the architect developed a residence that appears to be pregnant on the exterior. A smooth white front facade with no windows really draws passersby to look at…

Gobi Desert Xiangshawan Desert Lotus Hotel

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Asian architecture firm PLaT is the leading design mind behind the Xiangshawan Desert Lotus Hotel in the Gobi Desert. It’s unlike anything we’ve ever seen– and though it’s in completely desolate and barren lands, we really want to be there. Local materials are sourced in this hotel’s interior as well as the structure. The lobby floor…

Bold Never Never Land Home in Ibiza

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While we are silently wishing that this home could actually be located in Never Never Land itself, Ibiza is a close second. Situated in the lush tropical landscape of the Cala Vadella Valley, this residence is a tribute to the land in which they live. Andres Jaqué Architectos built this home with much of the earth…

Small Private Garden Home by Acha Zaballa Arquitectos

Posted 443 days ago by

Home design is all about working with what you’ve got. If it’s a quirky exterior, historic architectural details on the interior or a really small plot of land– there’s a way to showcase the great. Luckily for this family, they were able to create their space from the ground up in collaboration with Acha Zaballa Arquitectos…

Vast Wildcat Ridge Residence by Voorsanger Architects

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Sprawling contemporary homes aren’t always found in the most remote of locations, but this amazing residence by Voorsanger Architects in the Western part of the United States is a testament to breathtaking views, and a huge architectural floor plan. Sticking with a very contemporary structure and a more minimalist approach to the interior, the firm’s main…